load-balancing for SMTP using sticky - why?

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Aug 12th, 2009

Hello,

I found very interesting configuration for load-balancing (ACE) smtp communication (Ironport ESA):

http://docwiki.cisco.com/wiki/Iron_Port_Email_Security_Appliances_and_ACE_Module_Configuration_Example


I have one question: why is there used sticky? SMTP communication is done only by one tcp session, therefore I think there is no need any sticky.


can anybody explain me reason for sticky in this configuration example?


martin

Correct Answer by Gilles Dufour about 7 years 6 months ago

Martin,


this is actually not mandatory.


Gilles.

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